Focus Management Consultants Limited

Recruitment Specialists for the food and drink industry

Development Technologist, Shropshire

County / State: Shropshire

Category: New Product Development

Reference: RLP894211

Consultant: Rachel Parkin

Start date: Asap

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 per annum plus Excellent Benefits


Opportunity to further your career in the food industry working for a market-leading business that will invest in your development.

Job Description

This Development Technologist opportunity involves working on a range of branded R&D projects. You would be based at a site that has benefited from significant investment and therefore has fantastic facilities.

Managing a range of both short and long-term projects you would work closely with the Marketing team to deliver first to market concepts. You'll have the autonomy to manage your own projects from concept to launch with back-up from a supportive manager and the wider team. This is a hands-on role, it is fast-paced and you'll need to effectively manage project deadlines. To be successful you'll need to work closely with teams across Production, Quality and Marketing - forging great working relationships to achieve project goals.

This is a company that ensures all the team have clear development plans in place and provides excellent training and support. You'll have a structured development path, with regular reviews, support for your training needs and clear progression opportunities in the R&D team. You'll be able to learn from highly respected R&D professionals with extensive experience in the category.

Ideally we are looking for a Food Science graduate (or similar degree) with practical experience in developing products from concept stage, through factory trials to launch. You'll need to understand manufacturing processes and be able to work with production teams to ensure concepts are scaled up effectively in the factory.

If you would like to work for a leading international food manufacturer with a real focus on innovative product development, click apply today and let's start talking...

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